Weezer Can Hit High Sea

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We have five words for Weezer: What took you so long?

While Kiss, Lynyrd Skynryd, John Mayer, and Kid Rock have all signed up for cruises for fans, Weezer is the only band that actually wrote a song titled "The Cruise," which seems oddly prescient now that the Sixthman cruises have announced that the Grammy-winning artists will take their show to the high seas on January 19-23, sailing from Miami to the island of Cozumel off the coast of Mexico.

Come on!

There's so many of you, so many people I see
So many of you that I'd like to meet
There's so many things we could do
If you only knew
Jump with you, sleep with you, cheat on our soulmates and find
That some people care and some they don't mind
It don't matter we do what we do
As we break on through 
And we sing
Out of tune
We are on the cruise [the cruise]

The trip, which is nothing so much as a seafaring festival, will also feature performances by Dinosaur Jr. Sebadoh, Gene Ween and Dave Dreiwitz and The Antlers and other utterly indie acts—in addition, former battling band mates J Mascis, Lou Barlow will turn in solo sets. picture of Weezer cruise flyer.jpgThe bands will perform over four stages located throughout the ship, with Weezer playing as the ship departs from Miami and then again at the ship's indoor theater. No, you can’t sit at Weezer’s table, but there will be opportunities to ask them what the "Sweater Song" was about during a Q& A session.

In addition to all that, there’s 24-hour room service, hot tubs, a casino, bingo, and complimentarily Dramamine.

Presale booking for the Weezer Cruise will begin on July 21 and cabins will go on sale to the general public on August 3. Ticket prices will start at $799 per person for double cabins, and groups of four can travel together for $599 each. Just go to The Weezer Cruise for a video announcement from Weezer and sign up for the presale bookings.

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Jaan Uhelszki was one of the founding editors at Detroit’s legendary Creem magazine. Since that time, her work has appeared in USA Today, Uncut, Rolling Stone, Spin, NME, Relix, and Guitar World. She is the only journalist to have ever performed in full makeup with Kiss. Luckily she only had to put…

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